Kargil: Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon on the first day of his visit Wednesday visited Thasgam-Thuina constituency.
Superintendent Engineer, PHE/I&FC, SE,PWD, ACD, Kargil, Sub Division Magistrate, Sankoo, Chief Education Officer, Assistant Director Tourism, Executive Engineer SVD, Sankoo, Executive Engineer, PHE, Executive Engineer, PMGSY beside other officers accompanied the CEC during the tour.
During his visit, the CEC held a series of interactions and meetings with key stakeholders, including PRI members and villagers of Kamutul, Thuvina, Gontabcha, Brakoo, Humree, Straqburik, Lalung Thasgam and Stiangkung.
He said that the aim of the visit was to connect with the local population and understand their needs, aspirations, and concerns.
During the visit the villagers apprised the CEC about the issues such as infrastructure development, roads, healthcare, education, construction of lift irrigation, drinking water scarcity, upgradation of High Schools into Higher Secondary, development of schools into model school, repairing and maintaining of irrigation canals, promotion of tourism, land compensations and several other issues were discussed in depth.
The CEC assured that their all genuine demands will be solved in a phased manner. The CEC emphasized the importance of participatory governance and said “I am committed to work hand in hand with the people of Kargil to address their most pressing challenges and to harness the region’s potential.”
The CEC expressed his satisfaction with the progress made so far and encouraged all departments to maintain their momentum to complete the projects within the stipulated timeframe.
At the outset, the CEC instructed I&FC Department to resolve the issues of irrigation canals in these villages on priority. He directed the concerned officials to speed up the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) works in these villages and instructed for its completion at the earliest.
The CEC also directed the Tourism Department for expedite of Home-stays in villages to boost the economy of the locals.
Later, he chaired a meeting at Conference Hall, Sankoo, with the elected Councillors of Sankoo and Lankerchey, PRI members and district officers.
The Councillors apprised him about issues of JJM, lift irrigation, PMGSY road compensation, shortage of doctors at CHC Sankoo and urged to outsource plumbers for the convenience of the people.
The CEC assured to resolve all the matters on priority and instructed the district officers to execute the works in close coordination with the public representatives and PRI members.
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